Updating thinkpad bios

A quick look at the BIOS Update (Bootable CD) iso-image shows that its , i.e. Therefore non of the methods discussed in BIOS_Upgrade/X_Series would work.There are many Linux tools which extract bootimages from iso-images, but after a search over the net, I didn't find any which works correctly with .

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The FW model column is what actually identifies which sort of firmware (BIOS and Embedded Controller) should be installed in a Think Pad.

Machines with the same firmware model use the same BIOS and Embedded Controller firmware.

/bin/sh exec tail -n 3 $0 # This file provides an easy way to add custom menu entries.

Simply type the # menu entries you want to add after this comment.

It may or may not work for you, even if the BIOS Update (Bootable CD) iso-image has the same structure.

It is not clear what is the root of the problem, but in some cases PC-DOS, used by Lenovo, hangs when booted via cat /etc/grub.d/20_bios_update #!Note that now (February 2015) all the following links are broken due to a site redesign at Lenovo.You can find manuals and downloads for them at the Lenovo End of Life Product Resource page.There is no need to install a bootloader on the usb drive.Note: I used the method, described below to update the BIOS on my X200.You should only update your BIOS if the new version contains an improvement you need. When you power your computer on, your BIOS takes control, starting the power-on self test (POST) and passing control over to the boot loader, which boots your computer’s operating system.

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